A.J. Hammons had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Purdue Boilermakers to a 77-74 triple overtime victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday night.
Antionette Howard scored the go-ahead basket and K.K. Houser had 15 points to lead No. 20 Purdue to a 57-53 victory over Minnesota in the Big Ten opener for both teams Friday night.
Blake Hoffarber’s 26 points and Minnesota’s improved perimeter defense helped the Gophers outlast eighth-ranked Purdue 70-67 on Thursday night.